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What’s Up on Wednesday?

In case you really haven’t been following Wimbledon, or my blog, Wednesday is men’s quarterfinals day at the All England Club. If you’ve checked out the post below, you’ll know that the women’s quarterfinals were riddled with upsets. The only favorite to make it through was Serena Williams, who is now heavily favored to win […]

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Is Court 2 Really the Graveyard?

It was for Andy Roddick on Monday, but I think if you asked Yen-Hsun Lu, he would tell you the exact opposite. The folklore says that Court 2 is the Graveyard of Champions. Former champions like Serena and Venus Williams, Pete Sampras, and Andre Agassi have all gone out to lesser known opponents on this […]

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What’s to Come?

We’ve made it all the way through Middle Sunday, which means tomorrow is Magic Monday, possibly the most exciting tennis day of the year. In case you’re not familiar with the Wimbledon format, there is no tennis played on the middle Sunday of the tournament. All singles round of 16 matches are completed on the […]

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Half Way There

We’re halfway through Wimbledon now and I’ve been terrible about updating. Believe me, I’ve had plenty of opinions this week, so I’m going to fill you in on some of what I think were this week’s most important tennis moments. Have any of you noticed an abundance of five set matches? The Isner/Mahut match clearly […]

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Will It Ever End???

I’m so glad that I didn’t sleep in this morning. I started the morning off watching the USA vs. Algeria football match. I’ve been following the World Cup pretty closely, so I didn’t mind that it preempted Wimbledon considering the position of the US team. As a quick side note, congratulations are due to team […]

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Wimbledon 2010 Preview

In just a few hours, my favorite two weeks of the tennis year are set to begin: Wimbledon. Unfortunately, I had to return back to the US after my trip to Paris and won’t be in London for this year’s Championships. In January, I had the opportunity to visit the grounds of the All England […]

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Dear Andy Roddick (A Letter About the Wimbledon Final),

***REPOSTED FROM MY PREVIOUS BLOG “LIVE AND LET DIGRESS”*** ORIGINALLY DATED JULY 5, 2009You are now only one step away from the elusive Wimbledon place-setting, four pretty inscribed silver plates, better known as four runner-up trophies. If you achieve this amazing feat, you and Roger can team up for the ultimate Wimbledon trophy dinner. You […]

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Breakfast at Wimbledon, A Sunday Morning Preview

***REPOSTED FROM MY PREVIOUS BLOG “LIVE AND LET DIGRESS”*** ORIGINALLY DATED JULY 4, 2009 There are few things that could pull me out of bed at 9am on a Sunday morning when I get up at 6:30 for work during the week. One of these rare occasions is the men’s Wimbledon final. Wimbledon is my […]

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